Nothing happens before the morning coffee. Nothing.
Meetings always start on time. So don’t show up early.
Everyone around you has an iPhone. Everyone in the US does not.
It’s not a matter of staying busy. It’s a matter of shuffling windows. Adjusting the open window, moving YouTube to the bottom of your screen, strategically placing word docs over what you’re really looking at, etc. It’s not wasting time, but staying fresh.
Find a balance between working all day and remaining cool.
It’s not about you. It’s not your idea. It’s your team’s.
Instead of saying an idea won’t work, find a way to make it fly.
When brainstorming, speak before you think.
When executing, think before you speak.
Always sing the happy birthday song.
Don’t decorate your space to show off how awesome you are. Prove it with your work. Pull from your surroundings instead of letting them pull from you.
Know how to nitpick, but don’t be nitpicky. Details can save lives.
Ommwriter can be a help for the clouded writer’s mind. Check it out.
Don’t fall into the trap of being the last one in the office just to be the last one in the office. You know when you are most productive and when you’re just kissing ass.
No matter what you do, you’ll never be up-to-date with timesheets. Ever.
-Insights from another copywriter